arterial

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arterial

1. of, relating to, or affecting an artery or arteries
2. denoting or relating to the usually bright red reoxygenated blood returning from the lungs or gills that circulates in the arteries
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Prophylactic-dose UFH or LMWH effectively prevents venous thromboembolism, but there is no evidence that these regimens are effective in preventing arterial thromboembolism.
The contribution of inherited and acquired thrombophilic defects, alone or combined with antiphospholipid antibodies, to venous and arterial thromboembolism in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
It is recommended that women with risk factors known to increase the risk of venous and arterial thromboembolism be carefully assessed.